Tag: OP-1

The OP-1 synth by Teenage Engineering embodies mobile music production. Because of its remarkable looks, appearance in music videos and high price, you’ll always bound to find strong opinions about this synth. Whether you love it or hate it, the OP-1 is actually a really capable music production device once you get inside it.

Video: OP School – Tombola Sequencer

The Tombola sequencer doesn't really need much of a tutorial, but for those not yet familiar this new OP School video really shows how much fun you can have with creating random patterns. Use the coloured rotary encoders to change the Tombola rotation, gravity and more. It's an interesting way to ...

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OP School Pattern Tutorial Video

There's not a lot that Teenage Engineering hasn't covered yet in their OP School, but the Pattern sequencer was one of the functionalities that was still missing a tutorial video. Today a new video was uploaded that goes through this 1-bar sequencer, which may seem limited at first sight, but ...

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Video: Cuckoo Plays OP-1’s DSynth

The OP1's new OS introduced a new synth called DSynth which is based on the existing DBox drum synth. Cuckoo took a break from his Analog Keys to play this new DSynth in his latest video. While an OP School video would be most useful for the DSynth, Cuckoo does a great job showing off the range of ...

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New OP-1 OS Now Available

New OP-1 OS Now Available

The addition of the Sketch sequencer tutorial video to the OP-School was indeed an indication of the upcoming OS release. Today Teenage Engineering released the new OP-1 firmware on their website. The new OP-1 OS contains the following new features: DSynth synthesizer engine Sketch ...

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OP-1 Sketch Sequencer Videos

Teenage Engineering showed some new videos of the The Etch-a-Sketch style sequencer mode that's on board of the OP-1's new OS. Sketch allows you to freely draw lines using the rotary buttons and lets you play back the artwork based on a polyphonic musical grid. While Sketch may not be the go-to ...

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Teenage Engineering Adds New OP-School Videos

Up until now Teenage Engineering had the basics and the 4 main modes of the OP-1 covered in their instructional videos. Today 2 new videos are added to the OP School that cover Endless and Finger, two different sequencers that you can find on board of your OP-1. If you are an intermediate ...

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OP-1 on a Reactable Table

OP-1 on a Reactable Table

I wasn't familiar with the big Reactable touchscreen table until I saw these videos of the OP-1 interacting with one. While not being very mobile, it looks like a very cool, but expensive way of experiencing your OP-1 and making music in a new way. Here's what the uploader Jay Gilligan said ...

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Teenage Engineering Oplab and Sensor Overview

Most people know Teenage Engineering from their OP-1 synth. While it's their most successful product, not many know that TE also makes a versatile MIDI interface called the Oplab. This circuit board like device allows interconnectivity for USB-, MIDI- and CV-devices making it a versatile option for ...

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